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Hunger in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa, which includes the countries of Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti, is suffering from the worst drought in years which has resulted in extreme food insecurity. Find out how you can join our campaign and send relief today. Continue reading...

Video: Hunger in the Horn of Africa

Early projections from the United Nations indicate that 400,000 children could suffer from acute malnutrition in Ethiopia alone. According to UNICEF, another 2.3 million are facing food shortages in Somalia. Humanitarian organizations are stating this crisis could exceed the conflict in Syria if action is not taken soon enough.

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Rebuilding Gaza, Home by Home

Districts in Gaza remain in widespread ruin in the aftermath of the 2014 conflict. ZF stands in solidarity with the people of Gaza and is in the works of launching a home reconstruction project.

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A Visit to One of the Largest Refugee Camps

One of Jordan’s largest cities is in reality a refugee camp. Read how the ZF Jordan team went on a medical mission to assist the Syrian refugees.

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Art for Humanity

Art can inspire, teach, and move people to action. ZF sponsored a UIC student event shedding light on forced migration and displacement through the spoken word poetry of Abdi Phenomenal.

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Rohingya Culture Center Open House

The ZF-sponsored refugee resettlement initiative will be celebrating an important milestone with the Open House at the newly established Rohingya Culture Center in Chicago, IL on April 9, 2016.

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Giving Back to Chicago’s Youth

Chicago public schools continue to face budget cuts, and dozens have closed down, making it more crucial for nonprofits to engage with the city’s youth. Read about the ZF U.S. Programs team day of service at the Chicago Youth Center (CYC). Continue reading...

Rickshaw Program Launches

To help the growing Rohingya refugee community in India, ZF created an innovative cycle rickshaw program that will give them the opportunity of self-employment. Continue reading...

Video: Painting with a Purpose

On April 16, 2016, Zakat Foundation of America invites you to come paint a masterpiece with your loved ones, while giving back to humanity! Continue reading...


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